Top 5 Tuesday: Bookish Habits

Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah @ The Bionic Book Worm. I’m definitely not as active as I wanted to be this month, so I’m really glad that I found about it because it gives me the inspiration I am so desperately lacking. And without further ado, here comes a ramble about some of my messy bookish habits! ♥

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Reading in public transports

Definitely number one on this list, reading in public transports is, for some reason, my favourit things to do. So much so that I’d rather spend one hour in public transports to go to work, rather than drive for twenty minutes. In a way, it allows me to take a break and I just love it.

Reading with a hot drink

Whether at a coffee place, or with a blanket at home, I love having a latte or a cup of tea with my book. And yes, that is basically the ultimate bookworm cliché, but isn’t it just perfectly nice and cosy?

Sharing pictures of my books

I’ve been doing this pretty much since 2015 and it has become a whole part of my reading process. First of all, it’s nice to scream into the void how much I love my current read. And second of all, it helps me keep track of everything I have read which is nice. I now have organised threads on Twitter of all the books I have read for the past two or three years, and I feel so put together when I look at them. And in addition to that, of course there’s Goodreads.

Using ANYTHING BUT a bookmark… as a bookmark

I’m going to be very honest with you. I own HUNDREDS of bookmarks. Some fancier than others, some of them from bookdepository, etc. But what are you most likely to find in between the pages of my books? Well as of lately, the answers to that is coasters I have taken from my favourite beer bar. So much for the fancy bookmarks.

And of course, reading before bed ♥

This was my favourite thing to do as a kid. Read during the hours of the night. Forget about bedtime. Read Twilight twice in a row and go to bed at 3am. Quickly switch of the light when I heard my mom’s footsteps in the corridor. There was a bit of excitement to it, and for some reason, it made me feel like a grown up. More often than not I find myself scrolling through my phone before going to bed nowadays. But on the rare occasion that I pick up a book before going to bed, I feel super nostalgic.


And that’s it for today! Thank you so much for reading my ramble, and feel free to share your favourite reading habits in the comments!

The Strangers: My Review

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Let’s hear me babble about another middle grade book which I absolutely LOVED. I am pretty sure that I can sum up 2019 as the year I fell in love with all the kidlit/middle grade books. There was Anne of Green Gables and Aru Shah and of course City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab. There was this super awesome French book called Wicca by Marie Alhninho. There’s a bunch of other books in French which I also really enjoyed. But I am diverging from the original topic: then there was this book, and I absolutely loved it.

Title: The Strangers (Greystone Secrets #1)
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Release: 2018
My rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The concept: one day, as they come home from school, Finn, Emma and Chest discover that three kids have gone missing. It’s on national TV and everything. Not only do they have the exact same names as them, all three of them also have the same birthday, which they think is a bit too much of a coincidence. Especially since their mother decides to leave on the next day, and leaves them in the care of a woman they barely know. After Chest overheard a very weird conversation on the phone at night. What exactly is going on?

Basically, this book was released in English last year, and was just released in France in the beginning of October. I had the chance of receiving an early copy at work (because I am in charge of the kidlit and YA ♥), and I jumped into it.

Here goes: I loved this book. It was excellent. If you’re looking for a new, good middle grade book, then go for it. The characters are really adorable, and it’s refreshing to actually follow three siblings. There are so many books where the MC going on an adventure is always a single child, and it’s great to see amazing friendships, I’m not going to complain about that, but it is also great to see a strong family bond, which was definitely the case here in Greystone Secrets, and I am here for it! Whether it is the relationship between the three siblings, or the one they share with their mother, for that matter. Apart from the fact that Emma is a freaking genius at maths, they also seem pretty relatable, and I loved that about them.

Now if you are going to read this te review any further, BE WARNED BECAUSE IT WILL HAVE SPOILERS.

But I simply couldn’t make this review without talking about the whole parallel universe set up! We don’t know about it right away, and I loved how it was introduced. Some parts of the travelling were a bit confusing, but it was worth it as the rest of the world building was excellent.

The character of Natalie is also a great addition to the story, and I loved how all the kids, including her, had a great development throughout the book.

And finally, this book ends on a very well made CLIFFHANGER and I can’t wait to pick up the sequel, which I know is already available!

September Wrap Up

I’ve read some pretty great books this month, as well as books I was really waiting for! I also got to read a few graphic novels that had been on my TBR for a while, so overall I’m really happy with myself. That being said, the aforementioned TBR is still as out of hand as ever, and my tombstone will either read “crushed by their TBR list” or “drowned in a pile of books”. But no pressure, I can handle it. And in the meantime this is what I read in September.

Books I read this month:

Light Filters in Poems by Caroline Kaufman ⭐⭐⭐⭐

[TW for self harm; suicide]

I discovered Caroline Kaufman’s poetry while scrolling for poetry books on bookdepository, and I’m so glad I got it. It was really beautiful, and also relatable. I found it very interesting because I could see that my past self could relate to the pain but I’m actually feeling better and that’s an amazing feeling.

American Royals by Katharine McGee ⭐⭐⭐

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(full review)

Unsouled by Neal Shusterman ⭐⭐⭐⭐

It took me almost a year to pick up the third book in the Unwind Dystology but I finally read it, and I’m so glad that I did! There’s been so much character development since book one, especially when it comes to Lev, and I am HERE FOR IT. Hopefully I’ll get to read the next one soon — it’s already sitting on my kindle. And in the meantime, I can only recommend those books!

Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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The hug Rosie deserved. This book was seriously the sweetest, I will cherish it forever. It was so pure. I’m simply so glad that I discovered it. (full review)

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The more I read Leigh Bardugo’s books, the more I love them. I’m so glad I decided to give this one a try because it’s my favourite so far! Maybe it’s just because it took me a while to get sucked into the universe. I don’t know. But I can say it for sure now: I am obsessed with these books. (full review)

Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book. I’ve heard nothing but good things ever since its release. It’s the story of a girl with a curse. All the women in her family have lost at sea the man they loved. So what happens when Rosa falls for a boy with a boat? It’s such a sweet, modern book and I loved it. (full review)

What Have I Done? by Amanda Prowse ⭐⭐⭐

[TW for abuse, rape, violence and rape]

What Have I Done? is the story of a woman who kills her husband. But it’s also so much more than this! It’s about her relationship with her family, and how she coped in the aftermath of the event. She decides to make a home to help women in trouble, especially those who recently got out of jail. To be honest, I really loved the concept of this book, and while the execution was good, I was kind of expecting some more? Also the whole abuse part was really disturbing so if that might trigger you, don’t open this book. It was interesting to read something a little different from what I usually read.

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp ⭐⭐⭐

[TW for violence, death & homophobia]

This book was everywhere upon its release, and I added it to my TBR immediately. It took me only three years to read it… If you haven’t heard of it, it takes place over 54 minutes, and is the story of a massive school shooting. It’s a bit hard to entirely wrap my head around this book, because A LOT happened, and it broke me a little bit, but I also felt like over the span of one story, there may have been room for more? What is for sure is that this is a book I will not forget.

Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery ⭐⭐⭐

I’m continuing my Anne of Green Gables reading spree with this ones, and Montgomery’s writing is as beautiful as ever. I’m so glad I still have a few books left in this series because I’m not ready to leave Anne behind. And with that being said, I’m also delighted that the TV show is back 🥰

Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This one is a stunning picture book about a little boy who dreams of becoming a mermaid. It was awarded the Stonewall Book Award, and it’s absolutely BEAUTIFUL 🧜‍♀️

French books:

Mytho ! de Pascal Brissy et Yaël Hassan ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Middle grade)
La redoutable veuve Mozart d’Isabelle Duquesnoy ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Biography)
Un caillou au fond de la poche de Florence Cochet ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Middle grade)
Le patient de Timothée Leboucher ⭐⭐⭐ (Graphic novel)
Âme Brisée d’Akira Mizubayashi ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Literary fiction)
Full review in French
Bug vol. 1 d’Enki Bilal ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Graphic novel)
Cartier-Bresson, Allemagne 1945 de JD Morvan et Sylvain Savoia ⭐⭐⭐ (Graphic novel)
The Danes by Clarke ⭐⭐⭐ (Graphic novel)

Currently reading:

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Further Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

TV shows I’ve been watching:

La Casa de Papel ✨ ELITE ✨ Anne with an E


An update on my reading challenges:

Goodreads Challenge: 92/120
Audiobook Challenge: 10 books (currently listening to one)
YARC: 12 books

My goal when it comes to YARC was to read in between 11 and 20 books (which would have been about one per month) and I have reached 12 which means I made it… Let’s see if I can actually reach 20 in the remaining months!

Teaser Tuesday #52

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Ambrosia @ The Purple Booker.

The rules are simple:

1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a random page
3. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
4. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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I fell upon a great quote while reading and decided it was a great opportunity to share a Teaser Tuesday this week, especially since I haven’t posted much this month. The book I’m currently reading is There’s Someone Inside Your House, Stephanie Perkins’ crime novel that was published in 2017. The French translation was just released and I stumbled upon it at work which reminded me of how much I wanted to read it.

Here’s the quote, it’s from chapter 9, and apparently on p.103 of the original edition:

“A real dead body looked different from the ones on television or in the movies. There was nothing artful about it. Nothing positioned.”

Find it on Goodreads!

Life Update: I’m Selling Books Apparently

Let’s go back in time a little bit to the end of February, when I ended my internship in a publishing house near Strasbourg, and moved back to my parents with one goal in mind: find a job, get money, and become a functional adult. Okay so that’s three goals but I feel like if the first one happens the other two follow.

Wait, we’re going back in time some more actually. Ever since high school I did not really know what to do with my life, except for the fact that I liked books, but that’s not much of a plan. Which is how I ended up studying humanities, and eventually did a Master in Comparative Literature.

At the end of the day, most of my friends from college knew they wanted to become professors, while the only thing I knew was that I DID NOT WANT to become a teacher / professor. Which is how I ended up at my internship: it was pretty much a combination of books + the need to get out of here for a while. And here I am back a little more than 6 months later.

Throughout the first four months, I still didn’t really know what I was doing there. Then came January, and I attended a comic book festival with my coworkers, partly in order to promote our latest releases, and partly because it was a really popular event. Anyway. I am mentioning this because that’s basically when I had a big revelation of what I wanted to do with my life. Suddenly I had a plan!

I figured that I wanted to be a corrector — basically the person who proofreads novels, contracts and such. Which sounded to me like I could get paid to read and point out other people’s mistakes: how great would that be?

And thus I came up with a plan: finish my internship, possibly find a job in a bookshop, and from October to next June, follow the program that would allow me to become a reader / corrector / proofreader.

I quickly realised that I needed to get a job in order to stay busy and earn some money, so I applied to several positions in various publishing houses and bookstores, and eventually got contacted by one of the bookshops which turns out is quite close to where I live, and believe it or not, I got the job!

So I’ve been working there for a little over a week, and my legs are finally getting used to it… But more importantly, I’m happy that I got the job although it get get confusing and frustrating because I need time to adjust, I don’t know where anything is, and I unfortunately haven’t read all the books in the world.

What I hear every time a customer asks me a question that I cannot answer which is all the time.

And I know that I only just started, and that it’s normal that I don’t know where every single book is, and that I’m here to learn, yet it remains SO FRUSTRATING.

Hopefully I will get used to it, and I guess I will see what the future has in store for me!

Top 5 Wednesday: Rainy Day Reads

Top Five Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Lainey @GingerReadsLainey and she has passed down the torch to Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. For more information and for future topics you can check out the goodreads group.

The topic for this week’s T5W is favourite rainy day reads, and I decided to go with some books that made me travel to fantasy land, and are a great comfort to curl up on a sofa with a cup of tea and a blanket, and read on a rainy day. As I went with fluffy contemporaries for my post on Spring reads, it seems only fitting to go with a different genre when it comes to rainy days reads!


1. The Weaver’s Riddle by C. M. Lucas

I feel like I haven’t mentioned this book in SUCH A LONG TIME and I really liked it, so when I saw this prompt, I thought it would match perfectly! The Weaver’s Riddle has some mystery, and some magic, and some fantasy lands. It will definitely make you travel, both through Scotland and through magical realms, which in my opinion makes it a perfect pick for a rainy day!

2. A Darker Shade of Magic by Victoria Schwab

Another fantasy read which I absolutely love. In addition to all the fantasy that I love and cherish dearly, Grey London does make me think of the rain, and that makes the Shades of Magic trilogy all the more perfect to read on a rainy day.

3. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Maybe it’s just because the new season is finally happening, but I’m in a very game of thrones mood these days, and I’m finally considering carrying on with the books I have only read the first two books in A Song of Ice and Fire, and I really enjoyed them, but for some reason, A Storm of Swords has been sitting on my shelves for YEARS and I still haven’t picked it up. It does sound like a good choice for a rainy day read though, a day when you have plenty of time to read… All the better since it’s a good old chunky book with magic and dragons!

4. Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe is a different kind of fantasy, but it’s also quite a long book, that will have you travel through both time and magical lands, and that seems only perfect for a rainy day. In addition, I also think that a rainy day matches perfectly with Circe herself, as she was rejected and exiled, and a rainy day seems fitting. I don’t know, my mind has decided on this fact.

5. The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay

This one is not fantasy, it’s more of a speculative fiction, but as it’s a book where it rains constantly, it seems only perfect to match with this prompt! The Rain Watcher as a very unique atmosphere, and I feel like reading it on a rainy day would definitely add something special to the mood, to the soft atmosphere and the urgency that this book contains.


And that’s it for this Top 5 Wednesday! Feel free to recommend your favourite rainy day reads in the comments, and have a wonderful day ♥

The I Hate Spring Booktag

I honestly do not hate Spring at all but I stumbled upon this fun original booktag while I was blog hopping and I decided I had to give it a go! The tag was created by the amazing Biblio Nyan, feel free to click here if you want to see the original post!

The Time Tantrum: Name a book that had large time lapses that frustrated you greatly

Honestly as soon as I saw this prompt I knew that I had to do this booktag, because I have the PERFECT ANSWER for this question. I absolutely LOVED this book but oh boy did it frustrate me with its time lapses… I’m talking about one of my favourite books of all times The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. And yes, this book is quite a chunky piece already, but it covers about 80 years of time if I remember correctly and includes some crazy ass time lapses which frustrated me greatly: I simply wanted to know more!

Bugs, Begone! Name an insect, or creepy crawlies, centred novel that you’ve been interested in reading, but feel too grossed out by to give a proper shot

I know this is super random because despite its title, the book doesn’t have to do with insects but my answer for this one would be Lord of the Flies by William Golding. And I want to read this book because it’s a classic but it kind of creeps me out a little bit although I’ve never opened it? If you have some arguments in favour of me reading this book please feel free to let me know in the comments!

Tax Trouble: Name a special edition that was worth every penny

For this one, I’ll go with my illustrated edition of the Harry Potter series. I have The Philosopher’s Stone and The Chamber of Secrets and I love them SO MUCH they are SO PRETTY!!!

Atrocious allergies: Name a book that you loathed so fricking much, that you may as well be allergic to it

Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn. I got this book because it was a freebie on kindle and I love freebies but I just did not like it one bit? It was overly cliché and annoying? The writing was meh and I simply did not like the characters. There are very few books that I tend to REALLY dislike but this one really disappointed me. And while I’m complaining about books I did not like I also want to say The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp because honestly, what was the point of this book, I disliked Stutter so much it was so frustrating y’all.

Moody meteorology: Name a book, or book series, that has inconsistencies that drove you mad

Although I greatly enjoyed this book, there are some things that bothered me because they were a bit over the top and unrealistic, and sometimes inconsistant. I’m talking about The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. It’s a very sweet book and all, and I loved it all the more considering it dealt with the main character’s love for books, but come on y’all, you can’t just save visa problems like this, you have to keep it real a little bit even if it’s a romance novel! (That being said, I really loved that book! I’m just really bad at finding inconsistencies so I couldn’t think of anything else!)

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See, I’m not that mad about those inconsistencies! Anyway, thank you so much for reading, I hope you had as much fun as I had writing it! And kudos to Biblio Nyan for coming up with such a fun tag!

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Jokesters

Top Five Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Lainey @GingerReadsLainey and she has passed down the torch to Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. For more information and for future topics you can check out the goodreads group.


Favourite jokesters was the prompt for this week. I was not so sure what to make of this topic at first, but in the end, I had a lot of fun writing this article! Here’s my list:

1. Jest from Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Jest is the first character who came to my mind when I heard the prompt for this week, as his function at the royal court is to be the Joker. Although he turns out to also be handsome and dramatic, he also is full of secrets and tricks, and as an official Joker, definitely deserves his place on the list. Bonus: you should read this book.

2. Fred & George Weasley from the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

I could not make this list without including them! They are honest to god the best pranksters ever. Unique, clever, and very devoted to their jokes, the twins are probably my most beloved characters on this list, and I decided on doing this week’s T5W solely because I wanted to talk about them.

3. The Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll

Maybe the Hatter is more of an odd character rather than a jokester, but he is so unique and different from the rest of the world that I felt that he belonged on this list. He definitely have his quirks, which make any time you spend with him NOT BORING AT ALL, so I believe he can be considered somewhat of an unconventional jokester.

4. Winston from New Girl

He’s not a book character, but still remains a character who is very dear to my heart. Winston is an original, and someone who is really passionate about his pranks, whether they are ridiculously small or extravagantly big. He is so hilarious, and was definitely one of my favourite characters on the show. (I’m kidding. They all were.)

I struggled so much to find this gif, I really wanted something from this scene because it is at the same time incredibly dumb, bold, ridiculous and hilarious, and one of my favourite Winston pranks!

5. Thorne from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Thorne has the essence of the funny sidekick. He is always ready for a joke, or a prank, or to make fun of his partners in crime. He has a heart of gold, but is also there for the comic relief, and we love that about him. I couldn’t imagine The Lunar Chronicles without him! And yes I realised but too late that this list incuded two mentions or Marissa Meyer, but I love her books & her characters so I stand by it!


And that’s it for this list, which I just noticed, doesn’t include any female character. I am nevertheless quite satisfied with it, so we’ll keep it at that. Thanks for reading & and feel free to share some of YOUR favourite jokesters in the comments!

Top 5 Wednesday: Collectibles on Bookshelves

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Top Five Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Lainey @GingerReadsLainey and she has passed down the torch to Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. For more information and for future topics you can check out the goodreads group.

The theme for this week is a bit different from what we usually get but I am HERE FOR IT. As you could maybe guess from my header picture (which is actually getting a little bit old and my bookshelves have actually gotten quite messier) I am obsessed with my bookshelves, and they are also full of a lot of things in addition to books…

NUMBER ONE thing I love on my bookshelves obviously is pretty books. I like them colorful in case you hadn’t noticed on my pictures. I also LOVE pretty collections such as the Penguin clothbound classics, or the illustrated edition of Harry Potter ❤️

NUMBER TWO thing that is all over my bookshelves, and actually all over my room is BOOKMARKS. I have them everywhere, stacked in what is probably my NUMBER THREE item I love to see on my shelves: cups & mugs. From the top of my head, I have one Game of Thrones mug, on TFIOS, and at least two Harry Potter ones and one with a gorgous illustration of The Little Prince, as well as a few non bookish ones ☕

NUMBER FOUR item on the list – and you probably have guessed that one already – is funko pop! I love their little bobbly heads, and I also think that they are perfect props for all my bookish pictures. I have a lot of Harry Potter and Stranger Things ones, and seeing them all with my books genuinely makes me HAPPY 🦄

And finally the NUMBER FIVE thing I love having on my bookshelves is cacti and little plants! I am actually not that good at taking care of plants, but somehow most of my cacti and succulents (and I also have a baby aloe vera!) seem to survive which makes me really happy and somehow helps me feel like I have my shit together… Plants are the best 🌵

And that’s it for today! Thank you so much for reading & I hope you enjoyed the pictures!

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: My Review

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I was highly anticipating this book, and there was a lot of hype surrounding it, but I can guarantee that it deserves all the praise that it got. And yes, it took me more than a month to complete it, because apparently I was in a bit of a book slump in February, but it was still a fantastic book no matter how long it took me to finish it.

Title: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
Author: Hank Green
Genre: YA, Science-fiction
Release: September 2018
My rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Summary:

As she is going home after a long day of work — it’s 3am — April May stumbles upon a giant sculpture that seems to have appeared straight out of thin air. On a whim, she calls her best friend Andy and together they make a video to post on YouTube, promptly baptising the creature CARL. In the morning, the video has reached thousand of views, and it turns out that Carl is not the only Carl, as about 60 of him have appeared in various major cities. April May is propulsed in the limelight and quickly find herself really enjoying it. Also quickly it turns out that there is more at stake and that the Carls might be more than an art installation. Could they be aliens? Are they dangerous? April finds herself at the center of a debate defending them, in a book that deals with instant fame, social media and radicalization among other topics.

My thoughts:

I started An Absolutely Remarkable Thing not really knowing what to expect. I had heard many excellent reviews about it, and I trusted Hank Green enough to know that I would most likely enjoy the story. I was excited to read a book with a protagonist who was the same age as me — and who was also bi as I quickly found out! — and that dealt with social media and instant fame, as these topics definitely fascinate me. But An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is about so much more than that! Not only does it have a fantastic title AND cover, but it deals with politics and extremism in such a HUMAN way, it was honestly mind-blowing. It’s all the more impressive considering it was Hank’s first novel.

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// I’m so proud of him, is that weird? //

I would like to say that I couldn’t put the book down, but it wouldn’t be exactly true considering I was in a bit of a book slump. But I got deeply involved in the story every time I opened it, and I absolutely LOVED the writing style.

The story was raw and daring and unique, and dealt with heavy and important stuff. Honestly, this book left me speechless. April May is such a human character. She is the narrator, and as such we get to know everything that she thinks, and yes she may make mistakes and stupid decisions, but we also get to see them firsthand, and see her whole thought process which was super interesting, made the story very realistic, and once again made her look so human. She was charismatic and fantastic, but she also had her flaws. Some parts, some reactions (such as her breakup, her attraction towards such and such character) were rather predictable, but I think it was also what made her such a realistic character. In a way, I felt that it was impossible to hate her because I would probably have ended up making the same choices as her. Which is why I loved this book so much.

Now you may be wondering why I gave it 4 stars and not 5 if I loved it so much. I did feel that it got a bit long towards the end, and I also did get a tiny bit annoyed with April at some points. I hestitated a lot when it came to my final rating, and compared how much I really enjoyed it, compared to some of my other recent reads, and came to the conclusion that I did enjoy other books more, and therefore couldn’t give it the five stars I had given to other books… Anyway, I’m rambling. I also am left with so many questions! There’s going to be a sequel and I absolutely cannot wait for its release.

Overall, this book left a deep impression on me, and I’m not going to forget it any time soon. It is all the more important as it deals with a fear of anything that is other and I believe that it is very fitting to address such topics in today’s society. I think the way it was dealt with was very striking, and a very accurate reflection of the world today, no matter how scary it can be when you think about it. This book made me think a lot, and I’m glad it did, which is also why I would absolutely recommend it!

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(In case I hadn’t made myself clear enough, go read this book 😉📖)